Made by Britain's Ministry of Information, "London Fire Raids" details the civil defense activities carried out during the "Blitz" and the command and control systems that helped save London from annihilation. The film was shown in the United States as part of Civil Defense efforts both during and after WWII, in an attempt to demonstrate how effective fire fighting efforts can be when well coordinated. On Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 1940, the Germans struck the City of London in... Topics: London Fire Brigade, United Kingdom, London, Film, The Blitz, Luftwaffe, Civil Defense, Ministry Of...
The story of a great engineering feat - the building, at Heathrow, of one of the largest airports in the world.April 1944 Great Western Aerodrome started its transformation from a privately owned small grass airfield to Heathrow. One of the worlds busiest airports. Londons main civil airport replacing Croydon Airport. The airport opened fully for civilian use on 31 May 1946. London Heathrow International Airport's one terminal was in fact an army surplus tent situated a short walk from the... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Heathrow, ariport, London
Created in 1954 by General Electric, "The Atom Goes To Sea" shows the peaceful use of the atom -- used in a nuclear reactor to create power. Ironically, the initial use of this reactor will be aboard a ship of war -- the submarine USS Nautilus (completed in 1955). This film explains how an atomic powered submarine operates and contains scenes at the National Reactor Test Site in Arco, Idaho, the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady and the submarine reactor test site at... Topics: Submarine, General Electric, New London, USS Nautilus, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Nuclear...
byJackson, Gordon, 1923-1990; Marlborough Day Hospital (London, England)
"Made with the cooperation of the Marlborough Day Hospital, St. John's Wood, London." Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Marlborough Day Hospital (London, England), Child Development... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation